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The post-64 Winchester model 94 begin with serial number 2,700,000.Additionally, competition from other manufacturers like Marlin with their model 336, lever action, Winchester changed over from a top eject to an angle eject.26" Solid rib barrel is choked WS-1, 28" Solid rib barrel is Full Choked.As you will note from the pictures the reciever serial number is 1141821 dating it from 1948, both barrles are marked Y1141821.This was done in conjunction with the sale of Marlin, and subsequent move to the Remington Arms plant in Ilion, NY.Speculation is that once receivers started being manufactured at the Ilion, NY, plant the prefix became MR.The reason for this significant changes was now, with the increased popularity of receiver mounted scopes, it was necessary as the older, top eject did not allow for a traditionally mounted scope.This Angle Eject redesign was produced in 1983 at about serial number 5,300,000.
There are more than 2 million Model 70s out there, and it is often a standard by which other rifles are judged. announced that its New haven, CT, plant was being shut down and that the Models 70 and 94 would no longer be made.
Those dates coincide with the Madis dates and can be viewed on Winchester’s site at: If you would like to obtain factory research on your Winchester, we urge you to join WACA and the Cody Firearms Museum.